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el Jimador Mexican Paloma

The weekend is just about upon us, and its time to kick up our feet. It’s 5:00 somewhere! Life is always busy, but there has to be time for relaxation as well. We have been wrapping up the many activities that we did throughout the school year, and of course, prepping for the many activities that we will do over the summer. Life doesn’t stop, but with this delicious el Jimador Mexican Paloma,  you can slow down time!

I love trying new drinks, and this one hit the spot! Cool and refreshing! This beverage is perfect for entertaining this summer, or for just relaxing after an extremely busy day. These ingredients are available at your Class Six and your local Commissary! Stock up, and prepare to meet summer head on! Grab this delicious recipe, and settle back for a fun and delicious weekend.

Cinco de Mayo is tomorrow!! What a fantastic time to try this el Jimador Mexican Paloma! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with true flair! Of course if you want to create a kid version of this perfection – here is what to do! Fill a glass with sprite, add a splash of grapefruit soda, and top with lime! The kiddos will love it, and you can enjoy some quiet time while they are busy! Olé!


What You Need

  • 2.00 Oz El Jimador Reposado
  • 5.00 Oz Grapefruit Soda
  • 1.00 Splash Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1.00 Pinch Salt


  1. Add all ingredients to a highball glass filled with ice.
  2. Stir well to mix.
  3. Garnish with lime wedge.


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Please drink responsibly! We value your safety and wish you many more happy evenings with friends and loved ones. Persons under the age of 21 should not consume alcoholic beverages of any kind. If you consume alcohol and are considering driving, please call a Designated Driver or a cab to take you home! Live to drink another day!